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Rome & Vatican in a Day Private Tour for families

Is your family in Rome for just one day? We have designed a fun 7 hour walking tour to cover Rome in a day for kids!

Rome & Vatican in a Day Private Tour for families
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  • Starting time

    On Request

  • Typology

    Kid friendly tour

Tour description

Does your family have just one day in Rome and you don’t want to miss out on any must-sees? Are you worried about tailoring your visit of the Colosseum and Vatican for kids, to keep them engaged for the whole day? You and your children will hit the must-sees of Rome and you will be accompanied by a child-friendly private guide.

We have designed this action-packed tour for all the families who want to visit Rome in one day, but want their children to have fun as well. The visit has been designed to cover the Colosseum and Vatican for kids, in a way that is engaging and interactive for the whole family. Your Rome and Vatican in a day for kids tour will begin with a visit to the Colosseum inside. Your kids will be buzzing with excitement to enter this iconic monument, so loved by children and adults alike. Your private guide will tell your family all about the life and combats of the gladiators in the Colosseum. This visit will be particularly fun for your children, because it will be like walking in the footsteps of the Gladiators.

After the Colosseum, you will walk with your private guide as you continue your Rome in a day for kids tour and you will hit other major attractions, like Spanish Steps, Navona Square, Trevi Fountain and the Pantheon. Don’t forget to ask your guide to stop at a local ice-cream shop to taste a real Italian ice-cream! The perfect excuse to have a fun pause for the whole family!

Afterwards, with your private guide you will take a taxi to reach the Vatican. If you prefer instead of a walking tour we can add a private driver with minivan to save on the tired legs of your little ones!

Once you have arrived at the Vatican you will again enter the Vatican Museums straight away, with pre-booked access. You will visit the Vatican Museums, following a child-friendly itinerary with stops at the main points of interest for kids, such as the Laocoon, the Egyptian Museum with a real mummy and the huge bathtub of Nero. You will have the chance to admire the stunning Sistine Chapel’s ceiling and the Last Judgement by Michelangelo. Our family-oriented private guide will use the I-pad during the tour to entertain your children and to explain the treasures of the Vatican in a way that is relatable for them.

Can you cover Rome in a day for kids? With RPG you can!

Languages: English

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Dress code: Comfortable walking shoes. To enter the Vatican, churches and places of worship, shoulders and knees must be covered.

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Important info

Meeting point:

You will meet your guide in our office located in Via Vespasiano, 28


  • Colosseum
  • Vatican Museums 
Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel;
Sistine Chapel;
  • Navona Square;
Navona Square;
  • Trevi Fountain;
Trevi Fountain;
  • Spanish Steps;
Spanish Steps;
  • Venice Square;
Venice Square;
  • Pantheon; Pantheon;

Other info:

Remember to follow the dresscode for the Vatican: you must be able to cover your shoulder and knees.

PLEASE NOTE: the visit of St Peter's Basilica is not included in the tour. 


Please note that in certain periods of summer time, or when the Vatican Museums reopen its doors after bank holidays, the museums might be busier than usual.

Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.

SECURITY CHECKS: When accessing the monument the Colosseum visitors will be asked to pass security checks, even when entering with pre-booked access

NOT ALLOWED: Please make sure you DO NOT have pointed big umbrellas and knives of any sizes with you.  Liquids are allowed but only if in plastic bottles. Remember that you can refill your containers in the fountains inside the Colosseum.

BAGS: Back bags are allowed inside the Colosseum if very small in size; shoulder bags or handbags are permitted if regular size.


  • 7 hours private guide
7 hours private guide
  • Vatican and Colosseum pre-booked access  (euros 18) Vatican and Colosseum pre-booked access (euros 18)

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